SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Departing flights at Sacramento International Airport are grounded following a computer outage early Wednesday morning. KCRA reports airport workers are unable to check bags for passengers, and people are unable to board many departing flights. Incoming flights are arriving as scheduled.
Chico Police are asking the public's help in finding a missing man. John Fassieux was reported missing Sunday after he left his residence on Sterling Oaks Drive for an unknown destination. According to his family, Fassieux has early onset dementia and may be confused. He also suffers from multiple medical conditions that require daily medication which he reportedly doesn't have with him. According to a Chico Police press release, Fassieux left his house in a blue, 1973 Mercedes Benz.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Chico Police Department at (530) 895-4911
Two pot busts are carried out by Butte County authorities. The most recent one came Wednesday as members of the Sheriff's Office eradicated more than 17 thousand plants off Jatko Road in Berry Creek. No one was arrested there. A Mexican national was arrested last Wednesday after a raid on Cherokee Road near Oroville. According to a Butte County Sheriff's Office press release, 31 year old Eliceo Morales of Michoacan, Mexico was arrested for felony cultivation after authorities found more than 36 hundred plants and more than 34 pounds of processed pot on property on the 38 hundred block of Cherokee Road. In both cases, water was being illegally diverted from some local streams to the grow site.
Photos from the May 10th Marijuana bust.
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Police make an arrest after a shooting in Chico. Officers responded to the 1400 block of Almond Street on the report of a shooting around 2:45 Wednesday afternoon. The caller said that his roommate, identified as 45-year-old Bret Bratcher, had allegedly shot at his adult nephew with a shotgun. The man's nephew was not injured. Police arrived and surrounded the residence and got the two men, who were hiding from the suspect, out of the house. Officers then contacted the suspect, who surrendered without incident. Bratcher was arrested for negligent discharge of a firearm and criminal threats, that according to a Chico Police press release.
Chico Fire is reporting hydraulic fluid on the roadway. This happened sometime before 8:30 am this morning on Bruce Road between Highway 32 and Lake West Drive. Chico Fire, in a tweet, says to use caution in the area.
A downed active powerline closes the intersection of East 1st Avenue at Neal Dow. The wire was reported after 6 am this morning. A small fire was reported after the line came down. Around 7:15 Chico Police and Fire dispatch reported that it could be about 30 minutes before traffic flows could return to normal in the area. PG&E crews are reportedly at the scene working the downed lines.
Chico Fire is reporting that East 1st Aveune at Neal Dow is closed due to downed live wires. The wires were reported after 6 am this morning. The fire department tweeted that the road may be closed for the next couple of hours. PG&E crews are reportedly at the scene working the downed lines.
This week is Air Quality Awareness Week. According to a Butte County Air Quality Management District press release, this year's theme is "Be Air Aware" and every day this week the district will reach out with information about air quality. Today the district will provide information about Measuring Air Quality and what types of air pollution is measured in Butte County.
To learn more go to www.butteairquality.com or www.bcaqmd.org/beairaware
A tip leads to the arrest of a vandalism suspect. The Chico Police Target Team arrested 31-year-old Luis Rojas, Jr. and charged him with Felony Vandalism for an incident in March involving the statue of General Vang Pao. Video from City of Chico cameras reportedly showed an unidentified person kicking the statue and damaging it. The suspect is then seen riding way on a bicycle. A resident spotted a bicycle that matched the one in the video and they called the police. This led officers to Rojoas, this according to a Chico Police Department press release.
Pat from Paradise is the 1290 KPAY Alaskan Cruise contest winner. Thank you to all the KPAY-AM listeners for participating.
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